A pioneering mission that traces its roots back to the Soviet Union achieved liftoff on July 13, 2019. Rashid Sunyaev , Maureen and John Hendricks Distinguished Visiting Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, helped conceive of the venture more than 15 years ago...
The Strings 2019 conference, which convened international experts and researchers to discuss string theory, took place from July 9–13, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium. The annual international Strings conferences, which have been held every year since 1995, are focal points in the field, with scientists from...
Artist's representation of Nils Barricelli
"In 1953, at the dawn of modern computing, Nils Aall Barricelli played God. Clutching a deck of playing cards in one hand and a stack of punched cards in the other, Barricelli hovered over one of the world’s earliest and most influential computers,...
The worlds of theoretical physics and biology will soon collide during Prospects in Theoretical Physics (PiTP) on the Institute for Advanced Study campus. The IAS program will welcome dozens of acclaimed experts from around the world, including those specializing in DNA structure and...